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The Best Chicago Concerts of 2011

The Best Chicago Concerts of 2011
I truly believe it when I say that Chicago is one of the greatest live music cities in the country.  Memphis?  Nashville?  Austin?  New Orleans?  All great... But I'd put Chicago right there with any of them.  As Chicagoans, we truly are lucky to have the opportunity to see so much great live music night in and night out at scores of oustanding and unique venues.  From Paul McCartney to Ben Harper (and everywhere in between), here are the concerts that moved me in 2011 and made me consistenly remember why live music is my favorite thing in the world.  ...

U2 with Interpol Live at Soldier Field - 7/5/11

U2 with Interpol Live at Soldier Field - 7/5/11
603. The number of days between the original onsale date (November 9, 2009) for what was supposed to be U2′s July 6, 2010 performance at Solider Field (a show that was postponed after Bono suffered a back injury in May of 2010 during tour rehearsals) and the actual date that show finally took place (July 5, 2011) is 603. ...